Biography

Jessica Yu Li Henwick (玉李) (born 30 August 1992) is an English actress. She is the first actress of East Asian descent to play the lead role in a British television series, having starred in the children's show Spirit Warriors. She is also known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in HBO series Game of Thrones, X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Colleen Wing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, making her debut in the Netflix television series Iron Fist.

Jessica Yu Li Henwick (玉李) (born 30 August 1992) is an English actress. She is the first actress of East Asian descent to play the lead role in a British television series, having starred in the children's show Spirit Warriors. She is also known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in HBO series Game of Thrones, X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Colleen Wing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, making her debut in the Netflix television series Iron Fist.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 12

Birthday 1992-08-30

Place of Birth Surrey, England

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2020 Godzilla vs. Kong
2019 Underwater as Emily
2018 YO! MY SAINT as Muse
2017 Newness as Joanne
2017 Marvel's The Defenders(8 episodes) as Colleen Wing
2017 Marvel's Iron Fist(23 episodes) as Colleen Wing
2016 Marvel's Luke Cage(1 episode) as Colleen Wing
2016 Serial Thriller: The Head Hunter as Aiko
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Jess Testor
2015 Dr Liebenstein as Rachel
2014 Dragonfly as Paula Reid
2011 Game of Thrones(8 episodes) as Nymeria Sand

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